There are 7 ways to get from Busan to Pohang by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Pohang

$11

Cheapest option

Train Korail Mugunghwa  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Centum Station to Pohong Station Mugunghwa Bujeon

$6 - $8

5 alternative options

Train Korail  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Busan / ...
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Pohong Station KTXSeoul-Pohang

$23 - $28

Line 1 Metro, bus bus Tago  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 1 Metro from Busan Station to Nopo Station 1
  2. Take the bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Pohang

$9

Line 1 Metro, bus Gyeongju Bus Terminal  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 1 Metro from Busan Station to Nopo Station 1
  2. Take the bus from Busan Dongbu Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
  3. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Hyoja

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Busan to Pohang 76.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Pohang 76.3 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Busan to Pohang is to train which costs ₩6,500 - ₩9,000 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Pohang is to taxi which costs ₩110,000 - ₩140,000 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Busan and Pohang is 106 km. The road distance is 122.1 km.

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The bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Pohang takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal and arriving at Pohang. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Centum Station station and arriving at Pohong Station station. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The nearest airport to Pohang is Pohang (KPO) Airport which is 7.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Ulsan (USN) (48.5 km), Daegu (TAE) (67 km), Busan (PUS) (102.3 km) and Chongju (CJJ) (184.2 km).

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Busan to Pohang train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Seoul Station.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Pohang.
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  • Distance: 66.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Pohang, South Korea?

bus Tago operates a bus from Busan to Pohang hourly. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Busan to Pohang via Dongdaegu Station in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Pohong Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$19 - $21
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Centum Station to Pohong Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $7
Economy Class
$7 - $8
Busan Transportation Co.
Website
humetro.busan.kr
Subway from Busan Station to Nopo Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
humetro.busan.kr
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Pohang
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Pohang
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Busan Dongbu Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Hyoja
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Busan to Pohang
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Deungdae Call
Phone
+82 51 600 1000
Website
ddcall.co.kr
Marine Call
Phone
+82 51 750 0000
Navi Call
Phone
+82 1599 8255
Website
navicall.co.kr

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